Thursday, January 31, 2013
Miscellaneous Dates in Philippine History
* January 17, 1981: President Ferdinand Marcos lifts martial law eight years and five months after declaring it.
* January 19, 1607: San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed. The Church building still stands up to this day.
* January 20, 2001: President Joseph Estrada is ousted in a nonviolent four-day revolution. Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo succeeded Estrada.
* January 23, 1899: The Malolos Constitution is inaugurated at the Barasoain Church. As the First Philippine Republic is established, Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as its President.
* January 25, 1933: Corazon "Cory" Aquino, the 11th President and first woman president of the Philippines, is born.